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Living With Depression Pt. 6: Give Back - Tough Cookies
Follow Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Digg Del StumbleUpon Tumblr VKontakte Print Email Flattr Reddit Buffer Love This Weibo Pocket Xing Odnoklassniki ManageWP.org WhatsApp Meneame Blogger Amazon Yahoo Mail Gmail AOL Newsvine HackerNews Evernote MySpace Mail.ru Viadeo Line Flipboard Comments Yummly SMS Viber Telegram Subscribe Skype Facebook Messenger Kakao LiveJournal Yammer Edgar Fintel Mix Instapaper xDepression is an energy-sucking, miserable disease. Horrid. Absolutely awful. And the stigma makes it even harder to deal with. Like being trapped in a well, if you fall into a depression, you (probably) can’t get out alone. With the stigmas surrounding mental health, it can be hard to take that step, to call out for help. The world seems to push back with a harshly hissed, “Shhhh! It’s not polite to yell! You got yourself stuck in that well. Leave me alone.” By the way, if you’re stuck in that well, go ahead and scream your head off. Don’t give up. Your life line is out there. Keep clawing. Keep climbing. Keep moving toward the light. I’ve talked a lot about the importance of reaching out and seeking hope, but I want to talk about something else today, about what happens once you’ve been hoisted out of the …